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Ellen Terry (Pocket Biographies) by Moira Shearer (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Ellen Terry is perhaps the most celebrated English actress of the 19th century, and the best known member of the talented theatrical Terry family, today represented by her great-nephew Sir John... read more


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The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve (More from this author). Added: In the last week

With five novels to her credit, including the acclaimed The Weight of Water, Anita Shreve now offers a skillfully crafted exploration of the long reach of tragedy in The Pilot's Wife. News of Jack... read more


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Anam Cara: Spiritual Wisdom From The Celtic World by John O'Donohue (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Anam Cara: Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World offers an exploration of the secret universe we all carry inside us, the connections we forge with the worlds of our friends and loved ones, and the... read more


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The Fire Raisers (Modern Plays) by Max Frisch (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Three contentious and enduring plays about the clash of the individual and society Fire Raisers (1958) tells the tale of a respectable bourgeois whose house is one day visited by three strangers. It... read more


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Andromache, Britannicus & Berenice (Classics) by Jean Racine (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Good Harbor by Anita Diamant (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Given the breadth of Anita Diamant's bestselling biblical epic, The Red Tent, it seems natural that her second novel has a much closer focus. Set in the small Massachusetts fishing town of... read more


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You Made Me Late Again!: My New Collection by Pam Ayres (More from this author). Added: In the last month

With over 50 new poems from Britain’s favorite poet, You Made Me Late Again! is an essential addition to Pam Ayres’ incomparable collection of works. Pam’s poems are observant, witty, and poignant in... read more


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The Bacchae And Other Plays: Ion, The Women Of Troy, Helen, The Bacchae by Euripides (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Collected here for the first time in the series are three major plays by Euripides: Bacchae, translated by Reginald Gibbons and Charles Segal, a powerful examination of the horror and beauty of... read more


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Henry V (The New Penguin Shakespeare) by A. Humphreys, William Shakespeare (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Shakespeare's immutable history of Henry's victory over the French at Agincourt and the subsequent peace between the two nations is also a study of war and kingship. From a wild youth, Henry comes to... read more


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Book For Postage by None (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Aforesaid Child by Clare Sullivan (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Rosetta by Barbara Ewing (More from this author). Added: In the last month

As a child, Rosetta is fascinated by words and loves being told stories. She thinks she is named after the Princess Rosetta of the fairytales, who married the King of the Peacocks and lived happily... read more


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Spring Awakening (Start Publishing) by Frank Wedekind (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Set in late 19th century Germany, it concerns teenagers who are discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. The plays performance was threatened with closure when the city's Commissioner of... read more


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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Plath was an excellent poet but is known to many for this largely autobiographical novel. The Bell Jar tells the story of a gifted young woman's mental breakdown beginning during a summer... read more


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Top Girls (Modern Plays) (Modern Classics) by Caryl Churchill (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics) by Andrew Marvell (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Member of Parliament, tutor to Oliver Cromwell's ward, satirist and friend of John Milton, Andrew Marvell was one of the most interesting and important poets of the seventeenth century. The Complete... read more


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Shakespeare Made Easy - Macbeth by Alan Durband (More from this author). Added: In the last month

One of Shakespeare's greatest, but also bloodiest tragedies, was written around 1605/06. Many have seen the story of Macbeth's murder and usurpation of the legitimate Scottish King Duncan as having... read more


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Doctor Faustus (New Mermaids) by Christopher Marlowe (More from this author). Added: In the last month

New Mermaids are modernized and fully-annotated editions of classic English plays. Each volume includes:• The playtext, in modern spelling, edited to the highest bibliographical and textual... read more


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Macbeth (New Penguin Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare (More from this author). Added: In the last month

One of Shakespeare's greatest, but also bloodiest tragedies, was written around 1605/06. Many have seen the story of Macbeth's murder and usurpation of the legitimate Scottish King Duncan as having... read more


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Look Back In Anger by John Osborne (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In 1956 John Osborne's Look Back in Anger changed the course of English theatre. 'Look Back in Anger presents post-war youth as it really is. To have done this at all would be a significant... read more